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Real Estate Agent - Park Place Real Estate, Broker-In-Charge
Real Estate in Winston Salem and Triad Region, NC
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Well said!  Thanks to Jonathan Washburn, the man who started this site at ActiveRain! I freely pledge to pursue my calling as a real estate professional. Protecting and promoting my clients will be my first consideration. I will continually learn and strive to better myself in knowledge and exper...
06/13/2010
Excellent information for Veterans and their families!  Thanks to Bruce Reichstein for his research!A lot of people are entitled to use VA home loan benefits. It’s easy to think of a specific segment of the military as a “typical VA customer”, but while there are enough people who fit that descri...
06/08/2010
Thanks to Maria Marriott for reminding clients about the new practices for home mortgages!   Lending Guides and The “Loan Quality Initiative”   It’s on. Fannie Mae has put into effect their Loan Quality Initiative in order to prevent bad loans to happen. For home buyers and refinancing owners thi...
06/08/2010
I'm sure we've all heard that expression. But there isn't a better time to recognize the impact of that saying than right NOW! The clock is ticking on the home buyer credit, yet it amazes me how many buyers and sellers are still letting a few thousand dollars keep them from getting a contract sig...
04/27/2010
FORECLOSURE HELP FOR HOMEOWNERS IN WINSTON SALEM NC If you know of someone who is behind on mortgage payments, Click on This Video to learn about the new rules put into place in April, 2010, to help homeowners who are facing foreclosure for whatever reason. The program is called "Home Affordable ...
04/16/2010
Thanks to Richard Vetstein  of Framingham, MA, for pointing out 10 excellent points to consider before closing on a Condominium purchase!     Buying a condominium unit can be more involved than buying a single family home. This is because you have to worry about both the unit itself and the condo...
03/28/2010
HOMES FOR SALE WINSTON SALEM NC -EXTERIOR REMODELING Winston Salem homes are selling!  Spring has sprung, the neighborhoods are being spruced up, to enjoy a well deserved respite from the news "That Groundhog" gave us a several weeks ago.  It was a long winter to say the least!                   ...
03/26/2010
Short Sales! Matt Side, from Spokane, Wash., has posted a terrific blog post on Short Sales.  I want to share this with buyers in our NC Triad area.  Thanks to MatSally had a short sale deal--a serious buyer.   Hooray for Sally!  Imaginary confetti for everyone! Things were moving forward with th...
03/16/2010
This Blog Post by Todd Clark, a wise broker from Beaverton, Oregon, is worth sharing to folks in our N. C. Triad Region.   It's great advice and I couldn't have said it any better.  Getting divorced is bad (and sad) enough, without having to lose money on the investment that both husband and wife...
03/16/2010
TAX CREDITS FOR HOMES FOR SALE WINSTON SALEM TRIAD NC Since we're all headed towards April 15th, Tax Day, I thought it would be appropriate to post information on the topic from House Logic , a service provided by the National Association of Realtors.   Recentlly, one of my neighbors asked me if ...
03/05/2010
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